Intergenerational fairness could also be described as a deception manoeuvre or a construction. Often in Germany the argument of intergenerational fairness has been used by conservatives and neoliberals to justify the imposition of austerity policies. Measures such as the balanced budget provision “Schuldenbremse”, a fiscal policy element that was added to the German constitution in 2009, resulted in social immobility, inequality, precarity and isolation. It was introduced in order to save future generations from having to deal with major debts. We as young socialists however believe that no one stands to gain by stating or staging a conflict between the Millennials or Baby Boomers generation. The actual disagreement that there is, is a political one: there are those who are in favour of the free market, limited government and private ownership and those who fight for improving public services and investing in these for the sake of future generations.
Socialistas europeos reclaman que la Europa social sea la prioridad de la futura Comisión
by EuroEFE 09/11/2023
'European socialists demand that social Europe be the priority for the future Commission' article about the 'Champions of progress: Progressives go the extra mile for Social Europe!' side event organized by FEPS and PES
“Trade doesn’t work in isolation from good domestic policies” Interview to Arancha González
by Borderlex 19/09/2023
Interview to Arancha González, former Spanish foreign minister, who released together with FEPS the new book entitled 'The Trade Handbook: Making Trade Work for Prosperity, People and Planet'
A szociális unió imperatívusza
by Új Egyenlőség 09/09/2023
'The imperative of Social Union'. Article about FEPS book 'Europe’s Social Integration: Welfare Models and Economic Transformations' by László Andor.
Após 66 anos de adiamentos, a barragem do Pisão entrou em contra-relógio
by Pùblico 19/08/2023
'After 66 years of postponements, the Pisão dam has entered a race against time' Pùblico's article mentions FEPS Policy Study 'Governing the RRF'
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